Amherst Township

1 review
  1. Town in Iowa
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,500
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$613
National
$904
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$69,205
National
$53,046
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    14%

    Reviews

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    I love it because I love small, tight communities. If you don't like small town living, don't live here.
    • Niche User
    • 12 months ago